Dry Eye

Patients Give Autologous Serum Thumbs Up

Questionnaires also reveal it significantly reduces the need for other treatments.
07/18/2019

Meniscus Test Beneficial for DED Diagnosis

Studies find it comparable to existing standards, but faster.
07/17/2019

Watch for OSD in Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

More than 90% of patients have severe ocular complications, new data suggests.
06/27/2019

Lissamine Green for LWE: Be Patient

However, the data rarely affect clinical management of patients post-injection.
06/26/2019

Meibum Microbiome Resembles Conjunctiva, Not Skin

Age-related changes could affect ocular surface homeostasis and lipid metabolism.
06/17/2019

Dry Eye Therapy: Getting Nosy

A review of the science behind nasal stimulation can help you understand the new tech targeting the trigeminal nerve.
06/15/2019

Topical Insulin Improves OSDI Score in Diabetes Patients

However, study participants who used artificial tears had similar results.
06/12/2019

Low Blink Rate Tied to Dry Eye Parameters

A study shows MGD, OSDI and TBUT are all elevated when eyes are open too long.
06/07/2019

Poor VA, Not Contrast Sensitivity, Tied to Dry Eye

Greater tear film instability linked to worse contrast sensitivity.
06/06/2019

Here’s Blood in Your Eye

An unconventional approach to autologous therapy has patients drawing serum and self-dosing.
06/03/2019

Upcoming Events

October 4-5, 2019

East Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel
Program Chair: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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November 1-3, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Charleston
Location: Charleston Marriott
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Key Faculty: Doug Devries, Marc Bloomenstein, Robert P. Woodridge, Jack Schaeffer
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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December 6-7, 2019

Retina Update 2019
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
Program Co-Chair: Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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